Networking and Security | August 2015

Vendor News

Vendor News


Arista Technical Forums, Autumn 2015

Arista will be holding their UK ATF in London on the 7th October. During the ATF you will learn how Arista’s recently announced CloudVision solution can provide cloud-style network infrastructure and workload automation for all sizes of organisation, allowing users to realise new levels of operational efficiencies, flexibility and resilience. Arista will present CloudVision and show how it can be used to streamline the provisioning, management and maintenance of a network, ease scaling and simultaneously add improved change control and compliance checking. Attendees will also be provided with the latest updates on Arista products, looking at both new switching hardware and recent enhancements to EOS. Click here to register:

Check Point

Check Point Zero-Day Protection

We are excited to introduce our Channel Partners to the new Check Point Zero-Day Protection solution. Join Check Point to hear how their zero-day solution has evolved and how it can protect YOUR customers from unknown malware and the most advanced threats. Register now so you don't miss this exciting training opportunity.

During the webcasts you will learn:

  • What is Check Point Zero-Day Protection and how it works
  • How our new CPU-level Threat Emulation elevates sandboxing to the next level
  • Why this solution offers significant differentiation over the competition
  • How to get a cloud-based demo of Check Point Zero-Day Protection for your customers
  • Tools to help you jumpstart your threat prevention deals and WIN more business

For any general queries regarding Check Point please contact your Arrow Account Manager directly or email or call +44 (0) 1638 569 600 

Thursday, September 3, 2015 | 04:30 PM (London) – REGISTER HERE: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 | 04:30 PM (London) – REGISTER HERE: Thursday, September 17, 2015 | 07:00 AM (London) – REGISTER HERE:


NEW! F5 video customer study: F5 customer Nedbank talks secure, flexible application delivery

Nedbank Group is one of South Africa's four largest banking groups. F5 allows Nedbank to deliver applications more flexibly and securely. When Nedbank looked at implementing single-sign-on for customers, with seamless authentication integration, they worked with F5 to achieve this, consolidating their infrastructure for greater cost efficiency in the process:

 To learn more about how you can work with Arrow to increase your F5 business, contact or call +44 (0) 1638 569 600 


Gigamon introduces GigaSECURE®, the industry's first Security Delivery Platform

Gigamon is transforming the way security services are deployed and leveraged by making them better at protection, more dynamic, and more cost-effective. 

The GigaSECURE® Security Delivery Platform connects into the network, both physical and virtual, and can be configured to deliver traffic to all of the applications that require it. Security appliances simply connect into the GigaSECURE platform—at whatever interface speeds they are capable of—to receive a high-fidelity stream of relevant traffic from across the network infrastructure. The GigaSECURE platform also extracts flow-based meta-data from network traffic, which can be routed to various security tools for analysis.

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Gartner positions HP Fortify as an industry leader—again

When you're building a software security program, you need options. That's why savvy development and security teams select HP Fortify. Static or dynamic testing, on your site or in the cloud—you choose. So we're not surprised Gartner has again named HP Fortify an industry leader in their Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing 2015. It's an unbroken streak. In fact, Fortify is highest in vision and ability to execute. Read the Gartner Magic Quadrant to learn:

  • HP Fortify strengths

  • Who should consider Fortify AST solutions

  • How Fortify stacks up against competitive offerings
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Free Next Generation Firewall Services Promotion

Juniper’s Free Next Generation Firewall Services Promotion offers partners more opportunity to sell, upsell and create long lasting sales opportunities for branch and edge security solutions. List price has been reduced on SRX110, 220 and 550 branch models and first year of NGFW services (AppSecure Application Control and Intrusion Prevention System) are being offered free on these models for both new purchases as well as currently owned models. Offer ends December 31, 2015.

To discuss these and any other general queries regarding Juniper Networks please contact your Arrow Account Manager directly or email call +44 (0) 1623 500 201 


Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky Lab has announced dates for their next UK Partner Forum events coming in November 2015

These events are aimed at both new and existing Kaspersky Lab partners to gain insights into the recent new releases and future road-map of announcements coming in the near future. This will include new developments such as DDOS Protection, Cyber Security Training and Anti-APT Solutions. These are being held in Surrey on Tuesday 17th of November and in Leeds on Thursday 19th November.

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Kaspersky Lab

Data Security Breach Prevention Guide

As corporate networks increase in complexity, keeping them secure is more challenging. With users connecting to unsecured public networks and running multiple applications on both company-owned and personal devices, sensitive corporate data can now be accessed – and lost – from more endpoints than ever before.

There’s a lot to think about, and for your security policies to be effective they need to bring every user’s devices, applications – and even their behaviours – under control. More than that, they must be realistic.

Though that sounds daunting, it could all be much easier than you think. This guide is designed to simplify some of the issues – to provide you with straightforward, practical tips that will help you protect your network and data, and give your employees the knowledge they need to keep themselves – and your business – safe.

Download your copy of this exclusive guide now

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Training and Education Update

New Offering: Service Delivery Specialization

To stay competitive in the growing Services space you need to set yourself a part of the competition. The IT Security Services market is estimated at $29 billion dollars and now is the time to develop the certified resources that your customers are looking for when they deploy McAfee products. Get in on the ground floor of an expanding market when you become Service Delivery Specialized.

Top 5 Trending Classes (You will need your partner portal login to access these links)

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Advanced Threat Defense 3.4.8 Dev-led Delta KT (Technical)


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Data Loss Prevention Endpoint and Discover 9.4 Essentials (Technical)


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Advanced Threat Defense 3.4.8 Essentials (Technical)


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Change Control and Application Control (Sales)


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Skybox Security

Skybox Security announces latest version of Skybox

Check out the latest version’s new features like rule recertification policy for firewall management, enhanced change management firewall identification, vulnerability detection for Red Hat Satellite, and increased support for Amazon Web Services.

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End of Sale for RSA Security Analytics All-in-One Appliance

RSA is announcing the End of Sale of the RSA Security Analytics All-in-One (AIO) Appliance, to take effect September 15, 2015. RSA will no longer be offering the SA AIO to new customers. Existing customers will be able to continue to use their AIO and will not be affected by this announcement.

Current customers that purchased the AIO Appliance will not lose any product functionality and will continue to be supported. More information can be found here.

 For more information about the above please contact or call +44 (0) 1638 569 600